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    Exclusive: Surprise Costs Have A Cost: Why we turned down the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell
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    They say you can always tell the pioneers. They're the ones with the arrows in their backs. Unfortunately, that was our experience pursuing – and eventually rejecting – the new hydrogen fuel cell-powered Hyundai Tucson. I first heard about Hyundai's new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle ...

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    DOE to award $12M for development of low-cost hydrogen storage tanks

    The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Fuel Cell Technologies (FCT) Program will award up to $12 million to groups working to advance hydrogen storage technologies. This time around, the FCT Program wants to fund hydrogen storage technologies focused on reducing the costs associated with ...

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    Mercedes-Benz asks governments for more hydrogen infrastructure

    Mercedes-Benz is keen on fuel cell technology and has developed a fuel cell B-Class with an impressive 249-mile range (you should get something for your $849 a month – see it in action here). During a media presentation at the Detroit Auto Show recently, Mercedes announced that a fleet of ...

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    Mercedes-Benz now taking orders for B-Class fuel-cell vehicle

    Mercedes-Benz F-Cell - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Mercedes-Benz' investment of about 2 billion euros ($2.79 billion U.S. at the current exchange rate) into fuel-cell technology over the past 15 years can now slowly start to pay off. Mercedes has begun taking orders for its B-Class ...

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    Toyota, SunHydro to test 10 Highlander fuel cell vehicles in Connecticut this fall

    Toyota FCHV-adv – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota has agreed to supply 10 of its FCHV-adv fuel cell vehicles to SunHydro for a test program in Connecticut starting this fall. The FCHV-adv is the latest generation of Toyota's fuel cell development platform and is based on the ...

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    UK's largest on-road test of hydrogen cars kicks off in 2012

    Riversimple hydrogen fuel cell car – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The city of Leicester will kick off the UK's largest on-road test of hydrogen vehicles in 2012. At a whopping 30 vehicles, largest is certainly still small in relative terms, but it's a start. The H2 cars, provided ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Hydrogen-powered 1972 AMC Gremlin by George Barris

    1972 hydrogen-powered AMC Gremlin – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When one thinks of advanced technology, the AMC Gremlin rarely (if ever) pops to mind. In fact, these days, unless you happen to be watching re-runs of the first season of True Blood, you likely wouldn't think of the ...

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    Dream of owning a hydrogen-powered car? Here's a 1:10 scale version for ya [w/video] *UPDATE

    Horizon's H-Cell 2.0 fuel cell kit – Click above to watch video after the jump
    So, you're in the market for a hydrogen-powered vehicle, but just can't seem to find the right ride. Well, if you'll consider replacing that compact car with something a lot smaller, then you're in luck. Horizon ...

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    Report: Toyota and Daimler planning "extensive cooperation" on fuel cell development

    Toyota Highlander FCHV-adv and Mercedes-Benz F-Cell
    Daimler began developing fuel-cell vehicles way back in 1994. To date, the company has spent $1.23 billion on fuel cell technology. Toyota entered into the hydrogen realm even earlier by kicking off development back in 1992. With decades of ...

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    Report: Kia's hydrogen vehicle plans include 10,000 on the road by 2015

    Kia Borrego FCEV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While plug-in electric vehicles are scheduled to arrive in some dealer lots later this year, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are still a ways away. It's not that automakers aren't interested in hydrogen technology, it just that they ...

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    General Motors to establish pilot hydrogen infrastructure in Hawaii

    Hawaii is set to get the first hydrogen fueling infrastructure in the United States thanks to a pilot project announced today by General Motors and The Gas Company. The Gas Company is the local natural gas and propane utility on the island state. Hawaii makes an ideal location for testing new ...

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    Toyota aims for $50,000 production hydrogen sedan by 2015

    Third-gen Toyota FCHV-adv – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota is undoubtedly known more for its hybrid vehicles than its hydrogen-powered cars, but that could tilt just a little if the company can make good on claims of a production-ready hydrogen sedan for around $50,000. ...

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    Israeli researchers develop small, lightweight hydrogen storage tech

    Just a few days ago, we told you about Germany's commitment of $2 billion for the construction of at least 1,000 hydrogen refueling stations. A month ago, we learned about London's decision to build a network of hydrogen filling stations in time for the 2012 Olympics. But, outside of California's ...

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    Quick Spin: Toyota FCHV-adv tempts us with smooth driving, reminding us that hydrogen is still years away

    Third-gen Toyota FCHV-adv – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota isn't going to sell anyone a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle any time soon. In fact, it'll be about four years before the company's first model hits the market. We don't know what that vehicle will be or where it will be ...

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    Report: BMW hydrogen-electric hybrid drivetrain could see use in Mini lineup

    Not too long ago we learned that BMW was secretly working on a hydrogen hybrid powertrain. Then, just days ago, we brought spy shots of the real deal caught in action. Yep, that's a modified front-wheel drive 1 Series pictured sporting both hydrogen and electric components. Now there's even more ...

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    Fun facts about the UC Irvine hydrogen fueling station: 15 cars a day is too many

    The lunch keynote speaker at Toyota's Sustainable Mobility Seminar today was Scott Samuelsen, director of the National Fuel Cell Research Center at University of California, Irvine. When he was talking about the on-campus hydrogen fueling station, he said that the facility was overtaxed by the 15 ...

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    MIT researchers engineer viruses to split water in search of hydrogen

    The jury is still out on whether hydrogen-fueled cars will be a competitive alternative in the future. BMW still seems to think it will be. Honda hasn't given up on its FCX Clarity hydrogen car either. Cities like London are laying the preliminary groundwork for a network of hydrogen filling ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW 1 Series hydrogen hybrid spotted testing

    BMW hydrogen hybrid 1 Series prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We recently learned from BMW that it was working on a hydrogen hybrid powertrain that was being tested in a modified front wheel drive 1 series. The announcement was buried in a lengthy press release about the ...

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    Report: Japan's fuel cell market could grow 99-fold by 2025

    The Big Japanese Three automakers are all working on fuel cell vehicles. This is no surprise, especially to anyone who remembers that, between 1998 and 2004, two out of every three fuel cell patent applications were filed by Japanese companies. What might be a surprise is how big the domestic ...

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    Is there real progress happening on the hydrogen highway?

    BMW Hydrogen 7 - click above for high-res image gallery
    So, does Peter Wells, who recently wrote an article called "Hydrogen highways: the concept becoming reality," rely on the hydrogen fantasy themes we discussed recently? Not so much, at least at first. He even admits that the current state of ...


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